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Need to upgrade CPU. Need help choosing.


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#1 phoenixcrash

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 06:19 PM

I just got a HP Compaq dc7600, and I'd like to upgrade the CPU. But, I have no idea where to start. I don't want to spend a fortune, just turn it up a little bit. Could anyone point me in the right direction? The current CPU is a Pentium D 3.4Ghz.

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 07:48 PM

You can't upgrade it to a faster CPU.

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 08:22 PM

Unfortunately that seems to be right - it's already the fastest CPU that system is specified for.

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 08:31 PM

The Pentium D should be fine but if still want to upgrade to a faster CPU then you would have to replace the motherboard and most likely the RAM.

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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